Social Security Administration

Former Social Security Administration Employee and Husband Sentenced to Prison for Committing Public Benefit Fraud

Montgomery, Alabama On Friday, May 11, 2018, a former employee of the Social Security Administration (SSA) and her husband were sentenced to prison for defrauding the federal government, announced United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr. The two defendants were former SSA employee Nakia Palmer, 35, and her husband, Nathaniel Palmer, 30. Both Nakia Palmer … Continue reading Former Social Security Administration Employee and Husband Sentenced to Prison for Committing Public Benefit Fraud

Liam, Emma lead top baby names in US for 2017

Emma and Liam were the most frequently chosen baby names for 2017. For the fourth year in a row, Emma was the top girl’s name according to the annual list of the most popular baby names released by the Social Security Administration on Friday. Liam pushed last year’s champ, Noah, to second to claim the … Continue reading Liam, Emma lead top baby names in US for 2017

AP Explains: Why is the government close to a shutdown?

WASHINGTON (AP) — A standoff between Democrats and Republicans has the federal government on the brink of shutting down. Here’s a look at what the dispute is about and what will happen if it isn’t resolved by midnight Friday. ___ WHAT ARE LAWMAKERS FIGHTING ABOUT? Since the end of the fiscal year in September, the … Continue reading AP Explains: Why is the government close to a shutdown?